Game company CAPCOM recently shared new details about the upcoming videogame Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin with a new trailer.
The newest trailer features the interesting plot details ahead of its release, which will be on July 9 for Nintendo Switch and PC. It shows a first look at two returning characters from the original game, a brief overview of the strategic overhaul to the turn-based combat system, and more.
Following the new Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin trailer, the Monster Hunter Digital Event provided the first details on the strategic elements underpinning the turn-based combat in the game. While the three attack types of Power, Speed and Technical return from Monster Hunter Stories, aspiring Monster Riders must also master using the correct weapon type, element, and skills to overcome increasingly imposing threats. By learning the fighting style of individual monsters, players can counter incoming attacks by selecting the correct attack type. Additionally, they can stop enemy monsters in their tracks by targeting and breaking specific body parts, as well as team up with their Monstie to perform powerful Double Attacks. Riders can also join forces with their Monsties and other Battle Buddy characters to unleash devastating Kinship Attacks that can change the flow of battle.
Pre-orders of Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin on both Nintendo Switch and PC are now available. It will include access to the Kamura maiden outfit for Ena. There is also a crossover content for both MH Rise and MH Stories 2: Wings of Ruin., where if they have data from the other and link it will gain the Rider layered armor for their hunter in that game, while Monstie Riders will get access to the Kamura Garb layered armor in MH Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.